ISEP student Zach is “making the dream a reality” on his visit to Sydney

A Summer Down Under: Global Communication Practice at the University of Canberra

Pack your bags and head across the International Date Line to the University of Canberra, Australia for a summer program in Global Communication Practice.

Bangor, Northern Ireland

3 Questions I Asked Myself When Deciding to Study Abroad

The decision to pack up and live in another country for an extended amount of time is not one to take lightly. Although it’s not a comprehensive list, asking myself these 3 questions helped me decide whether or not studying abroad would be right for me.


3 Things Nobody Tells You About Studying in France

I had expectations about the time I would spend studying abroad in France for over ten years: ten years of dreaming, planning and working to achieve my goals. I knew where I wanted to go and what I wanted to study; I read books, blog posts and packing lists - anything I could get my hands on.


Swimming with the Finns

My second month in Finland has been just as hectic and action packed as the first. The highlight thus far was going ice swimming with some of my Finnish friends. I told them, "I want to immerse myself in the activities of the natives," and immediately they gave each other a mischievous look.


When I Realized Studying Abroad Was the Best Choice of My Life

If you’re interested in studying abroad there are a lot of things you have to prepare before your departure: choosing a location, submitting applications and fees, getting a passport and visa, budgeting your time and resources, choosing classes and packing all of the essentials.


Japan: The (Mis)Adventure

I'm in a place far, far away from anything I know or am familiar with. No red double-decker buses, no cottage pie, no large Norfolk skies, no PG Tips and no familiar faces. A slight murmur of English whistles past my ear in the street and, for a slight second, I forget where I am.


Top 8 Answers You Want to Know Most About Studying in Italy

ISEP student Joy D. is a student blogger and part of our new ISEP Voices program. She is marketing major from Missouri State University, and is currently studying abroad at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy. Follow along with her on Instagram.


Return from Study Abroad: The Journey Home That's Impossible to Prepare For

Studying abroad is temporary, but the experience is permanent. Upon approaching the inevitable end of time spent abroad, one generally is aware of the possibility of a reverse cultural shock, but can you really prepare for it?

Two travel books on Chile

10 Things to Do While You Wait to Study Abroad

ISEP student Melissa O. is a part of ISEP Voices Spring 2016. She is a Spanish education major from University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, and is currently studying abroad at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso in Chile.


Six Tips for Weekend Trips

Traveling can be one of the highlights of studying abroad. Here are some tips to make the most of your weekend travel!